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BAC announces new fees structure to open up access to accreditation for middle and low income countries

On 26 June 2019, the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC) introduced reduced inspection and accreditation fees for middle and low income countries. Paul Fear, CEO of BAC, comments, “Providers from all countries should have the opportunity to be recognised for the quality of their provision and reducing fees for middle [...]

By |2019-06-27T13:20:12+01:00June 27th, 2019|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

INSPECTORS’ ANNUAL TRAINING DAY – 4 OCTOBER 2018

BAC held its annual inspectors’ training day on 4 October 2018 at a venue in central London. The event brought together the members of BAC’s highly experienced inspectorate for an up-date presentation on BAC’s strategic activities and future plans for development, which was made by BAC’s Chief Executive Officer, Paul Fear. BAC’s Chief Inspector, Diana [...]

By |2018-10-05T12:12:57+01:00October 5th, 2018|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

British Accreditation Council identifies LanguageCert as a recognised awarding body for the International English Language Provider accreditation scheme

The British Accreditation Council (BAC) has included LanguageCert amongst its recognised external awarding bodies in the eligibility criteria for International English language providers seeking accreditation for the BAC International English Language provider (IELP) scheme. LanguageCert is an Awarding Organisation dedicated to language skills assessment and certification. It is a member of PeopleCert Group, a global [...]

By |2018-08-20T11:06:15+01:00August 20th, 2018|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC launches Updated Independent Higher Education Scheme

On 23 April 2018, in London, the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC) released their updated and revised independent higher education (IHE) scheme. Developed to support and raise the quality of standards within the UK and international higher education institutions, a detailed review of the IHE scheme took place to ensure [...]

By |2018-04-26T15:03:54+01:00April 26th, 2018|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC Higher Education Briefing

Background This briefing is intended to provide a brief overview on the key provisions of the Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (thereafter referred to as the Act). The Act gained Royal Assent on the 27 April 2017 following consultation with the sector from the initial Green paper up to the committee, report and ‘ping [...]

By |2017-06-20T16:11:20+01:00June 20th, 2017|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Competitive Collaboration – An overview of the INQAAHE conference “Between collaboration and competition: the promises and challenges for quality assurance in higher education”

INQAAHE, the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies of Higher Education, holds an annual conference providing quality assurance agencies, universities and governmental educational departments with an opportunity to discuss the challenges of quality assurance in higher education. Held in Bahrain from the 27 February - 1 March 2017, BAC sent Alexandra Carr, Deputy Chief Executive, [...]

By |2017-03-06T10:29:34+01:00March 6th, 2017|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Qualifications for English Language providers

As providers are looking to confirm the organisation of their summer schools, questions are being asked about what qualifications their English Language Teachers should hold. The following are considered by BAC as acceptable qualifications CELTA DELTA DELTAM TrintyCert TrintyDip QTS in English Language/ESOL It is possible that other TEFL qualifications could be accepted, but the [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:03:57+01:00February 24th, 2017|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

The Higher Education Bill, Brexit and the Office for Students

The events of the last year have left the Higher Education sector in a state of uncertainty. As the Higher Education and Research Bill makes its way through Parliament, the result of the 23 June referendum for the UK to leave the EU there is still a lacks clarity on the impact that Brexit will [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:03:57+01:00February 14th, 2017|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments